Sources for Of One Blood: Or, the Hidden Self

The following material can be found in Geoffrey Sanborn’s article, “The Wind of Words:  Plagiarism and Intertextuality in Of One Blood” published in J19: The Journal of Nineteenth-Century Americanists, Volume 3, Number 1, Spring 2015, pp 67-87.   We wish to thank Geoffrey Sanborn and J19 for their permission to reprint this material.

Chapter 1
a phrase of mere dismissal (James 361): 16 words
No one could fail to notice the vast breadth (F. Crawford 710–11): 32 words eyes, deep and earnest—terribly earnest (Campbell 44): 15 words
I am not sure that it matters (Gaboriau 713): 20 words

Chapter 2
Stealing, rising, swelling, gathering (Quiller-Couch 255–56): 58 words

Chapter 3
only for those who have a mental affinity (James 362): 12 words

Chapter 4
The most marvellous thing to watch (Thornton 97): 113 words
restored consciousness to dogs and cats (“Discovers” 9): 175
words that inborn dignity which repels the shafts (Britten 234–35): 40 words

Chapter 5
The world scarcely estimates the service (Britten 134): 48 words
wonder at the course of other men’s lives (Britten 50): 80 words
feeling the glamour of her presence (“Alixe” 726): 50 words

Chapter 6
irony and sharp jesting (James 366): 22 words

Chapter 7 Musical girls, generally with gold (I. Crawford 290): 139 words
like all other men. Passion does not (Gaboriau 73): 34 words
intrust her to you as I would intrust her (Gaboriau 207–10): 78 words

Chapter 8 “You must not be unhappy, dear” (Bridges 738): 222 words
Two men  were sitting in the billiard-room (“Haunted Voice” 670–71): 643 words

Chapter 9
is so good to you about letters (Bridges 738–39): 351 words
a pale and lovely woman. She neither looked (Britten 199–200): 105 words

Chapter 10
The ripples that fret the burnished (Jacassy 37–38): 220 words
discern the dress of his beloved (Gaboriau 402): 33 words
when a horde of dirty rascals (Jacassy 39): 113 words
attacked by many illustrious explorers (Jacassy 42): 76 words
barbaric state, still virgin of improvements (Jacassy 41): 32 words
Mohammedanism, already twelve centuries old (Jacassy 42): 52 words
seated on the floor around a well- spread tray (Bliss 402): 42 words
tall, straight, with clear brown eyes (Bliss 413–14): 43 words
the most exquisite European airs (Hoskins 26): 66 words
the Great Desert,  here an elevated plateau (“Lost” 365): 73 words
strolled into the royal ruin, stumbling (Ruthven 110–14): 804 words

Chapter 11
a dim shadow fell across the tent door (Britten 174–75): 218 words
sat up in bed, wide awake now and staring (Quiller-Couch 17–21): 155 words
several ineffectual attempts to concentrate (Britten 178): 22 words
statuesque and rigid beneath the magnetic spell (Britten 183): 46 words

Chapter 12
Astaboras unites its stream with the Nile (Hoskins 66): 26 words
Bright fell the moonlight on (Haggard): 23 words
energy of mind which made their country (Thalheimer 16): 48 words
traditions with respect to Memnon (Rawlinson 1:48): 17 words
Armenian Geography applies the name (Rawlinson 1:50–52): 284 words

Chapter 13
with what may be called a keystone (Hoskins 73–74): 52 words
strongly marked by corpulency (Hoskins 80–83): 247 words
degraded into a species of talking baboons (Griffin 19–20): 25 words
proceeded to harangue his companions, lugging in (Robinson 91): 39 words
two enormous silver serpents, each (Robinson 94): 147  words
awe- inspiring Pyramids throwing shadows (Robinson 91): 36 words

Chapter 14
the point of anguish was passed (Quiller-Couch 299): 41 words
the words whispered appealingly, invitingly (Quiller-Couch 301): 24 words
The white orb of the moon was high (Quiller-Couch 300): 42 words
The loom of the night lifted (Kipling and Balestier 669): 57 words

Chapter 15
The dimmest sea-cave below thee (Bulwer-Lytton 162–63): 51 words
son of a fallen dynasty (Bulwer-Lytton 132): 10 words
a scourge in the hand of an offended God (Tucker 62): 32 words
sixty miles round, of prodigious height (Tucker 64–65): 169 words

Chapter 16
of exquisite note and plumage (Coombs 130–33): 336 words

Chapter 17
nearly overpowered with the anticipation (Cook 451): 94 words

Chapter 18
laid bare a beautifully worked marble wall (Waldstein 421–22): 112 words
At the extremity of each portico (Hoskins 82): 22 words
deep gutters, smoother than ice (Kipling and Balestier 669): 24 words
red, violet, orange, green and deepest crimson (Quiller-Couch 355): 91 words
became aware of pale emerald eyes (Kipling and Balestier 670): 13 words

Chapter 19
ears holloes in ocean’s roar or booms (Britten 207): 30 words
showed only as a crimson ball (Quiller-Couch 344): 12 words

Chapter 20
Sick at heart, bending beneath the blight (Britten 195): 13 words
It would be desecration to call the passion (Britten 196–97): 28 words
gazing for some moments in perfect silence (Britten 198–201) 204 words
made so by fraud, deceit (Britten 204–9): 178 words

Chapter 22
told him she was ill,—not alarmingly so (Britten 215–17): 121 words
The silent stars and gracious moon (Britten 211–15): 549 words

Chapter 23
cold, gray morning; the dawn of such a day (Britten 215–19): 420 words
printed with the fleecy words of glory (Britten 220–26): 681 words

Chapter 24
mile on mile, the scorching midday sun (Britten 226–29): 299 words

Appendix: Sources for Of One Blood*

“Alixe.” Frank Leslie’s Popular Monthly 16 (1883): 722–30. Google Books. Web.

Bliss, Frederick Jones. “Tadmor in the Wilderness.” Scribner’s Magazine 7 (1890): 400–17. Google Books. Web.

Bridges, Madeline S. “Walter Langdon’s Wife.” Frank Leslie’s Popular Monthly 16 (1883): 738–42. Google Books. Web.

Britten, Emma Hardinge. The Wildfire Club. Boston: Berry, Colby, 1861. Google Books. Web.

Bulwer-Lytton, Sir Edward. The Last Days of Pompeii. Paris: Baudry, 1834. Google Books. Web.

Campbell, Charles H. “The Little Waif.” Ballou’s Magazine 50 (1879): 44–52. Google Books. Web.

Cook, William Wallace. “The Mystic Picture.” Frank Leslie’s Popular Monthly 31 (1891): 449–52. Google Books. Web.

Coombs, John Hartley, ed. Dr. Livingstone’s 17 Years’ Exploration and Adventure in the Wilds of Africa. Philadelphia: Lloyd, 1857. Google Books. Web.

Crawford, Francis Marion. “Casa Braccio.” Century Illustrated Magazine 49 (1895): 702– 16. Google Books. Web.

Crawford, Isabella V. “A Five- O’Clock Tea.” Frank Leslie’s Popular Monthly 17 (1884): 287– 91. Google Books. Web.

“Discovers the Secret of Life.” Boston Daily Globe, 29 September 1902: 9. ProQuest Historical Newspapers. Web.

Gaboriau, Emile. The Clique of Gold. New York: Scribner’s, 1900. Hathitrust Digital  Library. Web.

Griffin, Edward Dorr. A Plea for Africa. New York: Gould, 1817. Slavery and Anti- Slavery. Web.

Haggard, H. Rider. She: A History of Adventure. London: Longman, 1887. Google Books. Web.

“The Haunted Voice.” Frank Leslie’s Popular Monthly 18 (1884): 670–74. Google Books. Web.

Hoskins, George A. Travels in Ethiopia, Above the Second Cataract of the Nile. London: Longman, 1835. Google Books. Web.

Jacassy, A. F. “Tripoli of Barbary.” Scribner’s Magazine 7 (1890): 37–52. Google Books. Web.

James, William. “The Hidden Self.” Scribner’s Magazine 7 (1890): 361–73. Google Books. Web.

Kipling, Rudyard, and Wolcott Balestier. “The Naulahka.” Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine 43 (1892): 666–78. Google Books. Web.

“Lost in Sahara.” Frank Leslie’s Popular Monthly 17 (1884): 365–66. Google Books. Web.

Quiller-Couch, Sir Arthur Thomas. Dead Man’s Rock: A Romance. London: Cassell, 1887. Google Books. Web.

Rawlinson, George. The Five Great Monarchies of the Ancient Eastern World. 3 vols.  London: Murray, 1862. Google Books. Web.

Robinson, N. “The Colossal Statues of Egypt and Asia.” Frank Leslie’s Popular Monthly 17 (1884): 90–95. Google Books. Web.

Ruthven, Noel. “In the Claws; or, A Struggle for Dear Life.” Frank Leslie’s Popular Monthly 17 (1884): 110–14. Google Books. Web.

Thalheimer, Mary Elsie. A Manual of Ancient History. New York: Van Antwerp, Bragg, 1872. Google Books. Web.

Thornton, William. Origin, Purpose, and Destiny of Man, or Philosophy of the Three Ethers. Boston: Thornton, 1891. Google Books. Web.

Tucker, Charlotte Maria. Exiles in Babylon; or, Children of the Light. London: Nelson and Sons, 1864. Google Books. Web.

Waldstein, Charles. “The Finding of the Tomb of Aristotle.” Century Illustrated Magazine 44 (1892): 414–26. Google Books. Web.

* All sources were accessed on January 30, 2014.

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